Summary of Duties: Washington State University has an exciting opportunity for a creative, agile, self-directed Research Data Management Librarian interested in working within the healthcare field. This one-year fellowship, supported by the Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund, will begin as soon as possible.
The Sewell Fellow will be working in the newly formed The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine's Technology Incubator.
This position will help launch research data management services for the Technology Incubator. The Fellow will work with relevant stakeholders in developing policies, guidelines and workflows of data management services to ensure good research practice, protection of intellectual property, proper storage and security of research data, compliance with relevant regulations, and appropriate access to research data. The Sewell Fellow will coordinate ongoing training and support for library staff on research data management fundamentals and services. Additionally, the Fellow will provide business assessment and research services for the Incubator's stakeholders.
Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people (researchers, clinical faculty, educators, students, staff, clinical, industry and community), with different levels of experience to meet their research data management needs.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximate...ly 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.